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Tom Cotton's New Bill Would Label Goods Made In Gaza As 'Made In Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Slamming what he characterized as a global effort to “delegitimize Israel,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a new bill ...

Israel's Zehava Galon: A Voice in the Political Wilderness

Guy Ziv | Posted 01.22.2016 | World
Guy Ziv

Some see her as just the brave leader the Israeli left needs at this time: a bold voice for peace, human rights, and social justice, who is nudging th...

The National LGBTQ Task Force Censors the Jews

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

The LGBT civil rights movement has evolved admirably over the past few years to become more inclusive, working against institutional bigotry of all kinds, and grappling with the intersectionalities that exist within all of us. Unfortunately, some of that progress has empowered the more radical amongst us to act in a brazen, autocratic manner.

Artist Who Defecated On Israeli Flag Faces Indictment

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts

A performance artist who defecated on the Israeli flag in a widely seen video will likely be indicted soon, Israeli news outlet Haaretz report...

Israeli Jews And Arabs Make Out To Make Peace

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.10.2016 | Religion

Sometimes a kiss is just a kiss. And sometimes a kiss is a protest against an ill-advised book ban -- which is the case with the six Israeli Jewish-A...

Scheer Intelligence: Tom Dine on Israel and Peace in the Middle East

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Robert Scheer

This week, Robert Scheer sits down with Tom Dine, currently the senior policy advisor at Israel Policy Forum, but best known as the head of AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), a powerful pro-Israel lobbying organization from 1980-1993.

Working Beside Israelis, This Palestinian Doctor Aims To Treat Everyone

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 12.31.2015 | World

Dr. Ibrahim Abu Zahira doesn't like politics -- but, living where he lives, he can’t really escape it. He is a Palestinian pediatric surge...

Student Felt 'Criminalized' After Campus Police Made Him Remove Palestinian Flag

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before hanging a Palestinian flag outside of his dorm-room window, Ramie Abounaja checked in with his two Jewish roommates to make sure...

Medical Neutrality Under Attack

Eva Smets | Posted 12.09.2015 | World
Eva Smets

As the WHO is working to strengthen its capacity to monitor and report on attacks against hospitals, Watchlist encourages close coordination with UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict to prevent duplication and complement monitoring efforts through the UN-led MRM.

John Kerry Warns Israel Against Dangerous Collapse Of Palestinian Authority

AP | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.05.2015 | World

Secretary of State John Kerry warned Israel on Saturday about the dangers of the possible collapse of the Palestinian Authority, saying it would lead...

On the Margins of Anthropology

Paul Stoller | Posted 12.02.2015 | College
Paul Stoller

Things are usually more creative on the margins, a notion that became evident during the recently concluded meetings of the American Anthropological A...

Black Lives Matter and the Beauty of Israel: Working on Both With One Soul

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

The day we all pray for will come when we can listen well enough to distinguish, affirm, and support our truest selves. None need be at the expense of the other, and all could use their own dignity back.

Bibi And Barack: Scenes From A Tense Marriage

HuffPost Highline | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

Benjamin Netanyahu was waiting in a small, drab office in the administrative area of Ronald Reagan National Airport. It was March 2007, and he was ab...

Benjamin Netanyahu Defends The Israeli Occupation At Progressive Think Tank

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded his visit to Washington with an appearance at the Center for American Progress, whe...

White House Rules Out Israeli-Palestinian Peace In Next Year

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has assessed that a two-state solution between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories is not likely to happen b...

Yitzhak Rabin’s Legacy Is As Contentious As The Conflict He Fought To Resolve

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.05.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- The day former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated was the worst day of Bill Clinton’s eight years in office, t...

The Murder of Yitzhak Rabin, Israel's Warrior for Peace

ADST | Posted 11.03.2015 | World
ADST

73-year old Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed on November 4, 1995 by three shots fired by an Israeli rightwing nationalist who opposed the Oslo Accords. The assassination of came at the end of a peace rally in Tel Aviv in favor of the Accords.

Israel Shuts Down Palestinian Radio Station It Claims Incites Violence

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 11.03.2015 | World

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Bill Clinton Calls For Peace On 20th Anniversary Of Rabin's Assassination

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.01.2015 | World

In a speech marking the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, former U.S. President Bill Clinton used the op...

The Most Successful Assassination Of Modern Times

The New Yorker | Whitney Snyder | Posted 10.31.2015 | World

Yet the killing of Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli Prime Minister, in 1995, by Yigal Amir, an Israeli extremist, bids to be one of history’s most ef...

An Identity That Is My Own

Nadia N. Aziz | Posted 10.30.2015 | World
Nadia N. Aziz

"They understand what it means when I say I'm Palestinian." Those words capture the essence of community and the importance of identity politics. To me, it means being part of a community that understands these issues in Gaza are more than a divisive political topic.

Wave Of Violence Rages On In Jerusalem And West Bank

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.30.2015 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed and wounded an American man at a station of Jerusalem's light rail on Friday before he was sho...

Why Netanyahu Needs Holocaust Revisionism and Israeli-Palestinian Violence

Stephen Zunes | Posted 11.01.2015 | World
Stephen Zunes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech claiming that Hitler had not planned to exterminate Jews until a prominent Palestinian cleric pressured him to do so, while outrageous, is consistent with the longstanding narrative of the right-wing government and its U.S. supporters.

J.K. Rowling Turned A Moment From 'Deathly Hallows' Into A Parable About Israel And Palestine

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment

Last week, author J.K. Rowling took a hard stance on the ongoing conflict in Israel and occupied Palestinian territories by signing an open letter wi...

Benjamin Netanyahu's Latest Rejection Of A Palestinian State

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.27.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed on Monday that he does not envision a two-state solution for Israel and the occupi...